Icebreaker Frej, Swedish Navy

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ICEBREAKER FREJ, SWEDISH NAVY

Coat of arms (crest) of the Icebreaker Frej, Swedish Navy

Official blazon

I fält av silver ett blått vildsvinshuvud med tunga och tänder röda.

Origin/meaning

Frej was the God of Fertility and Love, he owned the Boar Gullinbursti. At the Midwinter Feast Swine was sacrified to Frej. Hence the wild Boar in the coat of Arms.

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Literature: Christian Braunstein: Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret - Heraldry of the Swedish Armed Forces.